2021 World Series of Poker Europe 888poker WPTDS London Online
Event 8 - $1,000 No Limit Holdem w/ rebuys
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,000
Prize Pool $2,533,062
Players 844

Level Info

Level 22
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 10,000

Hand #2

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Hand #2 - Barry Cales gets the button twice in a row in seat 8, and Schleger raises to 42,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #1

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Hand #1 - Barry Cales has the button in seat 8, and there is no small blind this hand. Everyone folds to Vahedi, giving him a walk in the big blind.

Shuffle Up & Deal!

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There are 12 minutes and 34 seconds left in the current level, with blinds at 8,000-16,000 and a 2,000 ante.

Shuffle up and deal!
Level:
17
Blinds:
8,000/16,000
Ante:
2,000

Players Introductions

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Seat 1 - Michael Chu - Playing for ten years, this is his second WSOP.

Seat 2 - Shane Schleger - Known as Shaniac online, this is his third WSOP, and his second WSOP final table.

Seat 3 - Tommy Vu - Retired infomercial king, playing poker for over 45 years.

Seat 4 - Dolph Arnold - Retired casino marketer who lives in Houston, Texas, who has played poker for nearly 60 years. In 1995, he made the final table of the Main Event, and he has made multiple final tables.

Seat 5 - Michael Gracz - Lives in Raleigh, NC, and this is his 4th WSOP. He has a bracelet from 2005.

Seat 6 - Robert Aron - Known as "Bobby D.," attended NYU's dental school. This is his 3rd WSOP, and his second WSOP final table.

Seat 7 - Jan Von Halle - From Hamburg, Germany, he is known as "50 Outs." This is his sixth WSOP, and he made a WSOP final table in 2001.

Seat 8 - Barry Cales - A restaurant partner from Hawaii, he's been playing poker for 20 years, but this is his first WSOP.

Seat 9 - Amir Vahedi - A popular professional player for ten years, this is his 9th WSOP, he has a bracelet from 2003.

Play About to Begin

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The players are seated, and we are about to start the introductions to the crowd.

Players Getting Mic'd

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The players are in the final table arena, getting mic'd up for ESPN. We should be starting soon.

Final Table Seating Assignments

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Seat 1 - Michael Chu - 605,000
Seat 2 - Shane Schleger - 299,000
Seat 3 - Tommy Vu - 663,000
Seat 4 - Dolph Arnold - 499,000
Seat 5 - Michael Gracz - 880,000
Seat 6 - Robert Aron - 310,000
Seat 7 - Jan Von Halle - 225,000
Seat 8 - Barry Cales - 551,000
Seat 9 - Amir Vahedi - 1,300,000

Play will be slightly delayed, but we expect to get started in the next 15 minutes or so. This event is being taped for ESPN, scheduled for broadcast later this summer.

ESPN Final Table for Event #8 Scheduled for 2:00 pm PDT

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The final table for Event #8 ($1,000 No-Limit Hold'em w/Rebuys) is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm PDT, and it will be taped by ESPN for broadcast later this summer. Here are the final nine players, with their official chip counts:

Amir Vahedi - 1,360,000
Michael Gracz - 730,000
Dolph Arnold - 520,000
Michael Chu - 480,000
Barry Cales - 420,000
Tommy Vu - 344,000
Shane 'Shaniac' Schleger - 290,000
Robert Aron - 385,000
Jan Von Halle - 205,000

And the prize money they're fighting for:

1 - $585,774
2 - $364,761
3 - $235,575
4 - $157,050
5 - $111,455
6 - $84,858
7 - $63,327
8 - $46,862
9 - $34,196

Stay tuned to PokerNews.com for live hand-by-hand coverage of all the action as these players battle for the bracelet.